Have you ever dreamed of writing for a series? Or writing your own column? Learn how these Latino writing rock stars did it. They’ll discuss the challenges of how they made it to the writer’s room. You’ll get the inside scoop on how they scribe for a multicultural audience. Find inspiration and get advice on how to make your scripts or essays irresistible. They’ll offer their take on what writers can expect to encounter from publishers, TV networks, and in the writers’ room. Join us for a lively conversation with a couple of LA’s hottest Latino writers, the second in our series of conversations of diverse literary voices at Writing Pad.
Panelists: Gustavo Arellano, Evangeline Ordaz, Reyna Grande
Friday, November 15, 2013
8:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Location:Location: The Hub (830 Traction Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013)
Cost: $5 (includes snacks and sangria)
Evangeline Ordaz was a producer and writer of the groundbreaking and popular series East Los High on Hulu and Hulu Plus. She was also a staff writer on the ABC/Warner Bros television show Eyes starring Tim Daly. Evangeline started out her career in television as a Disney/ABC...Read More »
Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, author of Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. He lectures with the Chicana and Chicano Studies Department at California State University at Fullerton. Arellano writes “Ask a Mexican,” a nationally syndicated column...Read More »
Reyna Grande is an award-winning novelist and memoirist. She has received an American Book Award, the El Premio Aztlán Literary Award, and the Latino Book Award. In 2012, she was a finalist for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Awards. Her works have...Read More »